Beyond Broken Pencils: A School Shooting Tale of Heartbreak and Healing by Julie C Gilbert

Beyond Broken Pencils

Beyond Broken Pencils

He has a goal and a plan.

If he carries through with the plan, his sister will die first. His ex will die next, and he will die last. In between, he’ll take out as many people as he can.

Students. Security guards. Teachers. First responders. They are all fair game.

Who will live, and who will die?

How will those who live go on when their world is shattered by unthinkable tragedy?

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This is a standalone story about a tough topic. There’s also an audiobook version performed by Curt Bonnem.

If you’re looking for something more light-hearted, try the Shadow Council series.

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The Keres Case by Julie C Gilbert

The Keres Case
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The Keres Case

After six years of silence, a serial kidnapper and killer returns …

His plans are convoluted. His motives are obscure. He leaves notes, cards, and other clues. What he truly wants is a worthy opponent. He kidnaps a boy only to return him in the Erie National Wildlife Refuge as promised. Then, he snatches one of the volunteers searching the woods for the child.

When FBI Special Agents Ann and Patrick Duncan are assigned to the case, they soon realize the kidnapper likes getting personal. To make matters worse, the perpetrator has help from surprising sources: victims’ families.

The more the agents learn about The Keres Legacy, the clearer it becomes that their family and friends are both fair game. Losing clearly means somebody dies, but even winning might come at a cost.

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The Keres Case is book 4 in The Heartfelt Cases series. The series is Christian mystery. If that’s not your genre, try the Shadow Council series.

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5 Steps To Surviving Teaching by Julie C Gilbert

5 Steps To Surviving Teaching
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5 Steps To Surviving Teaching (Note that you can choose between audio, paperback or Kindle format)

Teaching is awesome …

And tougher than it looks.

The first year of teaching will likely be the roughest one of your career, but every year has its own unique challenges. Whether you’re about to embark upon the epic journey or speeding toward burnout, I hope you can find something inspirational within these pages.

Inside, you’ll find….

  • 5 steps to surviving teaching
  • Tips and tricks for staying sane and saving time
  • Commentary on common teaching myths
  • Questions to ask yourself before quitting
  • How I improved my parent communication

***Bonus: Get 7+ fun and easy-to-run chemistry and biology projects

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The Davidson Case by Julie C Gilbert

The Davidson Case
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The Davidson Case

Somebody wants her sister dead …

FBI Special Agent Ann Duncan knows how to face down danger, but once again, she’s not the target. Her baby sister, Joy Davidson, has stumbled upon a conspiracy and made some powerful enemies.

Luck and God’s grace help Ann save her sister the first time, but she knows the bad guys will try again. With Patrick on a university tour and perhaps the most important case of her career weighing upon her mind, Ann must find the strength, wisdom, and heart to find out who wants her sister dead, what Joy discovered, and how to stop the conspirators.

Ann instinctively knows that if she fails the Davidson case will only be the first of many tragedies.

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The Davidson Case is book 3 in The Heartfelt Cases series. The series is Christian mystery. If that’s not your genre, try the Shadow Council series.

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The Kiverson Case by Julie C Gilbert

The Kiverson Case
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The Kiverson Case

One man’s vendetta could cost them everything …

When a routine arrest turns deadly, FBI Special Agents Julie Ann and Patrick Duncan are drawn into a dangerous game with Kevin Kiverson, a man with little to lose and much to avenge.

In her heart, Ann knows they will catch Kevin, but she doesn’t know when or how or what sacrifices will be made along the way.

She’s prepared to risk her life for others but will her resolve hold when the threat turns to her baby boy?

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The Kiverson Case is book 2 in The Heartfelt Cases series. The series is Christian mystery. If that’s not your genre, try the Shadow Council series.

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The Collins Case by Julie C Gilbert

The Collins Case
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The Collins Case

A young family disappears …

FBI Special Agent Ann isn’t assigned the case, but she works it anyway because she knows the Collins family. Add in a baffling case of internet thievery, and Ann and her partner, Patrick, have plenty to think about.

Who took the Collins family and why?

One thing’s certain: time is running out. If Ann and Patrick don’t work fast, Rachel Collins and her kids will die.

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The Collins Case is book 1 in The Heartfelt Cases series.

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The Quinn Case by Julie C Gilbert

The Quinn Case
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The Quinn Case

When a child disappears, every second counts.

As a relatively new FBI agent Ann Davidson struggles with personalizing the cases. Hours after delivering the news that a boy’s murder investigation has officially gone cold, Ann and her partner, Patrick Duncan, catch a new case: a custody kidnapping. They have precious little time to find the victim, two-year-old Josiah Quinn. If even a day goes by without locating the boy, the odds of finding him drop to nearly nothing.

They couldn’t save the other boy, but Ann’s determined not to fail again.

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Note this is a prequel to the Heartfelt Cases series. The original Christian mystery series contains The Collins CaseThe Kiverson CaseThe Davidson Case, and The Keres Case.

The first 3 stories can be experienced as ebooks, paperbacks, or audiobooks. Book 4 is coming to audio soon. If Christian mystery isn’t your thing, try the Shadow Council series instead. (Tip, grab the ebook for a price drop on the audiobook.)

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Kindred Spirits by Julie C Gilbert

Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits

Victory comes at a price.

Exiled to Earth, Mina bears the weapon she stole from Satan, preventing him from destroying the angels of light. Despite this, Spirit’s Bane weakens her with pain when she uses her Gifts to protect those under her care.

Meanwhile, the Council of Light confines Allister to the Heavens. They fear what Satan will do if he captures the Kindred Spirit Pair. Allister knows they are stronger together, but even if he defies the Council by going to Earth, there’s no guarantee he’ll reach Mina before Satan’s minions.

If Allister and Mina cannot defeat Spirit’s Bane swiftly, precious souls will be lost in the coming conflict.

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This is Book 2 in the Guardian Angel Files series. This book can be read alone, but it would probably be much more powerful (and sensible) if read after Guardian Angel Files Book 1: Spirit’s Bane.

It’s Christian fantasy written in a style reminiscent of C.S. Lewis’s Screwtape Letters.

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Spirit’s Bane by Julie C Gilbert

Spirit's Bane

Spirit’s Bane

The Kindred Spirit Bond makes them powerful … Lucifer has noticed.

As with all young angels on the Guardian path, Allister and Mina undertake a wide variety of missions to discover their Gifts.

Meanwhile, Satan and his top lieutenants have a new secret weapon to test, so they set a trap for the pair.

Now, the Guardian Angel candidates need protection. If Spirit’s Bane successfully destroys the angels of light, the last line of defense between humans and demons will disappear.

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This is Book 1 in the Guardian Angel Files series. Book 2 is Kindred Spirits. Both are available as audiobooks narrated by Reuben Corbett.

It’s Christian fantasy written in a style reminiscent of C.S. Lewis’s Screwtape Letters.

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Reshner’s Royal Guard by Julie C Gilbert

Reshner's Royal Guard

Reshner’s Royal Guard

Dark times come to Reshner.

The king and queen are dead. Lord Kezem rules with an iron fist. The royal children have been separated for their own safety. Protected by an ancient charm that links her life to Kezem, Princess Rela lives in the palace.

For a time, Prince Teven trains with the Rangers. He joins the royal guard and goes on the Kireshana so that someday he can confront the usurper and take back the throne. Things don’t go to plan.

Kezem believes the princess can lead him to untold treasures, but because he cannot harm her, he brings her friends along to force her obedience. As an added bonus, he might even get to kill the little lost prince who lived.

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This is Book 3 in the Anotech Chronicles series.

The complete series is Reshner’s Royal RangerReshner’s Royal Threat, and Reshner’s Royal Guard.

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